Mountain Bike Rider

Mountain Bike Rider

Mountain bike reviews, new bike launches, tips, and how-to videos from the UK’s leading MTB trail riding magazine. With over 20 years of experience we’re here to make sure you get the most from your bike and your riding. Enjoy the content and when you’ve finished, don’t forget to Just Get Out and Ride!

As a brand, MBR was originally founded in magazine form in 1997, with the website launching in 2006.

The magazine continues to be a must-read among UK mountain bikers, while the site has grown to reach millions of riders around the world and continues to expand.

We pride ourselves on delivering in depth buying advice and impartial reviews from our expert test team.

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It’s official, mountain biking looks like it really is great for our wellbeing, after the sport was used as therapy for NHS patients suffering mental health concerns.

How much armour should you wear? Will wearing it really reduce the frequency or severity of injuries, or needlessly hamper your movements?

saracen traverse

Saracen Traverse 29er sports a modest 100mm rear travel via a pivotless ‘Flex Stay’ carbon rear triangle, this combined with an aluminium front triangle.

We caught up with Joe honing his skills and asked for some top tips for riders trying to get the most out of bike time, whatever their expertise.

calderdale

Here are four of our favourite e-bike routes that can allow you to take on real mountain riding even if you only have a couple of hours to spare. >>>…

XC riders and roadies think so but now science has a definitive answer. Do wider stance rims lower your rolling resistance?